How global is your Detroit?

No Passport Required is a series created & curated by Gracie Xavier in 2017 to feature Detroiters from around the world leading vital work in the community.

Through storytelling, conversation & food, Xavier invites guests to learn about the diverse experiences & perspectives that make Detroit a beautiful multicultural city.

 

P A S T E V E N T S

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F E A T U R E D G U E S T S


A B O U T T H E H O S T

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Gracie Xavier is an artist, storyteller & interventionist.

By day, she is Director of Corporate and Economic Development Strategy for Global Detroit, where she connects immigrant talent to Detroit’s corporate community & economic development infrastructure. This includes supporting Global Detroit’s international student retention (GTRI) and skilled immigrant integration initiatives.

As an immigrant growing up in Miami, Florida, Gracie understood from an early age the need for effective civic engagement to bring about change in communities. Prior to being selected as a Detroit Revitalization Fellow and joining Global Detroit, Gracie served as an AmeriCorps program coordinator, administering programs focused on art and technology for young people, as a program manager in New York, working on strategies to help primarily immigrant parents navigate the public school system.



S P O N S O R S H I P

 

After two years of presenting conversations with Urban Consulate, free & open to the Detroit community thanks to support from Knight Foundation, No Passport Required is looking for the right partners to expand this series to reach even more people.

Interested? Contact Gracie at gracie.xavier@gmail.com

 

T H A N K Y O U T O O U R P A R T N E R S